News and Media

Check out the Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) in the media:

  • Lavender magazine highlights the inaugural Upper Midwest Queer Indigenous and People of Color Conference, sponsored by the GLBTA Programs Office. (March 2015)
  • Insight News profiles Darryl Peal, the new Executive Director of the Office for Business and Community Economic Development. (March 2015)
  • The U of M College of Science and Engineering highlights the work of the NorthStar STEM Alliance. (February 2015)
  • Associate Vice Provost Michael Goh is quoted in a MN Daily article about hiring faculty members from underrepresented backgrounds. (February 2015)
  • Jason Jackson (GLBTA Programs Office) is featured in a KFAI Radio Fresh Fruit segment about masculinity and the documentary film The Mask You Live In. (February 2015)
  • Dr. Katrice Albert is featured in Minnesota magazine. (Winter 2015)
  • The U of M Graduate School profiles the work of Derek Maness (Office for Diversity in Graduate Education) in recruiting underrepresented graduate students. (August 2014)
  • Check out this article by the U of M Foundation about the Puckett Scholars Program, which celebrates its 20-year anniversary in 2014. (June 2014)
  • Great coverage by WCCO about deaf hip-hop artist Sean Forbes, whose concert sponsored by OED's Disability Resource Center drew over 600 people. (May 2014)
  • MN Daily article on Tongues Untied, a group for LGBTQ people of color which is a part of OED's GLBTA Programs Office. (May 2014)
  • The U of M is numbered among the 25 best colleges and universities for LGBT students, and OED's GLBTA Programs Office is highlighted in this Buzzfeed article. (February 2014)
  • UMNews article on OED's new vice president for equity and diversity, Dr. Katrice Albert. (July 2013)
  • Article from MN Daily's Branden Largent on Dr. Katrice Albert. (July 2013)
  • Dr. Katrice Albert will become the University of Minnesota's Vice President for Equity and Diversity in June 2013. Access her interview on KFAI Radio, or stories about her appointment in the MN Daily or Insight News. (December 2012)


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